Category: Scholarly communication

Global reach: Open access stories available

Global reach: Open access stories available

New interactive website shows impact of MIT's open access on readers around the world

There’s a new way to hear the voices of readers from around the globe who have benefited from access to articles shared through the MIT...

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Royal Society of Chemistry offers vouchers to publish open access articles

Vouchers for 2015 articles are still available and waive standard publishing fees

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) is continuing its experimental program that provides vouchers to authors, allowing them to publish their RSC articles open...

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Reclaiming Copyright: An Opportunity to take back your rights

Starting in 2013, authors began to have the ability to reclaim copyrights they transferred to a publisher in 1978 or later. Copyright law permits...

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MIT open access articles exceed 100K downloads in August

See which are popular and how to include your own

In August 2015, downloads of the 17,700 articles deposited in the Open Access Articles Collection in DSpace@MIT topped 3.4 million, with over 100,000 downloads...

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Using figures in new scholarly articles just got easier

No permission needed for many major publishers

It’s now easier to use figures, illustrations, and tables from major publishers in new scholarly publications. If an MIT author wants to include one...

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OA research in the news: Innovators over 70

MIT Technology Review has long celebrated innovators under 35 in an annual issue. This year, in addition to the young honorees, the magazine features...

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OA research in the news: Study shows new cheating method in online courses

OA research in the news: Study shows new cheating method in online courses

Researchers at MIT and Harvard have discovered a new way to cheat in massive open online courses that “holds the potential to render the...

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New milestone for MIT Faculty Open Access Policy

43% of faculty articles now being shared

A new milestone was reached in collecting articles under the MIT Faculty Open Access Policy : 43% of the articles published by faculty since they...

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FASTR Act for public access to research passes first hurdle in Senate

On July 29th, a US Senate panel approved the Fair Access to Science and Technology Research (FASTR) Act, a bill that would require the...

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